Mrs. Lillie Chess
Mrs. Ora Strong
SISTERS CELEBRATE – Shown on the left, Mrs. Lillie Chess, will celebrate her 103rd birthday on Feb. 20. On the right is her sister, Mrs. Ora Strong, who will turn 105 in July. These two ladies reside next door to each other at Pine Crest Guest Home and grew up west of Hazlehurst on their father’s plantation in the St. Morris community. They attribute their long lives to the blessings of the Almighty God, and a spiritual life.